Marion Downs Center

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Mile High United Way Mile High United Way - MHUW
General Information
Description of AgencyProvides the following services to improve speech and hearing:
- Children's hearing, speech, and vision screenings
- Children's speech therapy
- Hearing evaluations and hearing aids for all ages
MissionTo provide culturally sensitive services, resources, education, and research to support the needs of individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing or who have communication challenges, their families, and the professionals who serve them.
HistoryMarion Downs Center has been providing services for more than 85 years. The organization began as a volunteer-run lip-reading club, and went on to offer support groups, hearing screenings in schools, and speech therapy. In 1970, they pioneered a nationwide hearing conservation program for businesses to generate funds and help those who could not pay for services. Today, Marion Downs Center is proud to continue providing quality hearing and speech services in the Denver Metro area.
LocationDenver County
Geographic AreaStatewide
Public TransportationRTD #10, 15, 15L
Facility/ADA AccessLimited, call for specific information
Intake ProcedureCall for more information; intakes vary by service.
Agency TypeNonprofit
Client Information
EligibilityIndividuals in need of hearing, speech, and language assistance
Hours of OperationMonday - Thursday, 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.; Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Contact Information
Physical Site Address 14280 Hale Pkwy
Physical Site City, State, ZipDenver, CO 80220
Main Phone(303) 322-1871
Fax(303) 399-3411
Director Information
Director's NameDr. Sandra Abbott Gabbard
Director's PositionExecutive Director
Additional Information
Date Agency Entered04/16/2008
United Way Partner AgencyX
Affiliated Programs and Services
This Agency: Marion Downs Center
Affiliated Programs: Marion Downs Center
Affiliated Services: Hearing and Audiology Services - Marion Downs Center
Speech Therapy - Marion Downs Center
Vision, Hearing, and Speech Screenings - Marion Downs Center